Title: Turkey in Europe Drawn from many Astronomical Observations and Surveys
Map Maker: Robert Wilkinson
Place / Date: London / 1809
Description: Striking map of the region bounded by the Adriatic, Ionian Sea, Mediterranean, Black Sea and Asia Minor, colored by states, with key and decorative compass rose. Shows towns, rivers, mountains, lakes, etc. A wonderful ephemeral map from the end of the 18th Century. Striking original wash colors. Robert Wilkinson was active in London as a cartographic publisher from 1785 to 1825. He produced a number of nice works, including a General Atlas and a re-issuance of Bowen & Kitchen's English Atlas, along with excellent large format separate maps.